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Calcite cylinder jar lid: E.76.1932

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Calcite cylinder jar lid


Lid, circular, inscribed with the name of King Pepy I

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 11.5 cm

Find spot

  • Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1932) by Towry Whyte, E. Collection


Sixth Dynasty
Old Kingdom
Circa -2321 - Circa -2287

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Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: E.76.1932
Primary reference Number: 52806
Oldadmincategory: S
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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